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Posted on: October 22, 2018

Water Restored, About 500 Customers Affected By Water Leaks

The City of Panama City has restored water to all water meters on commercial and residential properties within city limits following Hurricane Michael, but an estimated 500 customers do not have running water in their home or business because of water lea...

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Posted on: October 19, 2018

Hurricane Health and Safety Information

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Information below provided by the Florida Department of Health in Bay County.

The Florida Department of Health in Bay County and The Florida Department of Health state-wide continues to respond to the health needs of Bay County residents following Hurrican...

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Announcements
Posted on: October 17, 2018

Tarps and Installation Available through Operation Blue Roof

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Operation Blue Roof provides no-cost temporary repairs for roofs damaged by Hurricane Michael. In order to mitigate additional damage that could result from rain, homeowners can have plastic sheeting installed over the damaged area by U.S. Army Corps of E...

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Announcements
Posted on: October 17, 2018

Beware of Hurricane Related Scams

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Hurricane Michael slammed into Florida’s Panhandle, leaving a path of destruction that will take months to repair. As search and recovery efforts continue, Attorney General Pam Bondi is urging consumers to be wary of disaster-related scams and g...

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Announcements
Posted on: October 10, 2018

Vendor Inquiries - Hurricane Michael Recovery

Vendors who are interested in providing support to the City of Panama City following Hurricane Michael can contact Planning Director Mike Lane by email: mlane@pcgov.org.

Announcements
Posted on: October 10, 2018

TECO Peoples Gas Urges People to Leave Gas On

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TECO Peoples Gas officials report the company is prepared for any natural gas emergencies created by Hurricane Michael or its aftermath.

When the hurricane affects Florida’s panhandle, Peoples Gas advises customers to leave their natural gas serv...

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Announcements
Posted on: October 9, 2018

Gulf Power: Crews stand ready for impacts from Hurricane Michael

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Gulf Power stands ready for the impacts of Hurricane Michael and encourages its customers to be prepared as well. The latest forecast projects landfall somewhere in the Panama City vicinity as a category 3, possibly 4, hurricane Wednesday afternoon. On th...

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Announcements
Posted on: October 9, 2018

11:00 a.m. Update: First Responders Urge Evacuations

Bay County First Responders, in a news conference Tuesday morning, reiterated that now is the time to act on mandatory evacuation orders issued for Bay County. All residents living in Zones A, B and C, mobile homes, and low-lying areas should evacuate unt...

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Announcements
Posted on: October 8, 2018

City Hall Closed Tuesday and Wednesday, Trash Collections Suspended on Wednesday

The City of Panama City and its offices will be closed Tuesday, October 9, 2018 through Wednesday, October 10, 2018. The city will make a determination Thursday after impacts of the storm when to resume normal operations.Trash collections will run as sche...

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Announcements
Posted on: October 8, 2018

Bay County Issues Mandatory Evacuations for Zones A, B and C

Residents located in Evacuation Zones A, B, and C are under a mandatory evacuation as of 6 a.m. Tuesday, following an emergency meeting of the Bay County Board of County Commissioners. To check your evacuation zone, visit https://www.co.bay.fl.us...

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Announcements
Posted on: October 3, 2018

FDOT to Close Collegiate Drive South at U.S. 98 Intersection

Map shows Collegiate Drive South at U.S. 98 Intersection as closed.

The Florida Department of Transportation will close Collegiate Drive at the intersection of temporary U.S. 98 on Monday, October 8th for overhead bridge deck work. The closure will remain in place until Spring 2019.

Drivers can use Commodore Circle or nort...

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Announcements
Posted on: October 2, 2018

Panama City Fire Dept. Receives Cancer-Fighting Kits

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Florida’s Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and State Fire Marshal Jimmy
Patronis delivered firefighter cancer-fighting decontamination kits to PanamaCity Fire Department on October 2nd. The Post Fire On-Scene Decontamination
Kits were created i...

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Announcements
Posted on: July 23, 2018

Annual Budget Document for Fiscal Year 2019

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The City Commission of the City of Panama City approved the budget and millage rate for the Fiscal Year 2019 on September 25, 2018.

To view the City's annual budget report, click here.

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The City Commission of the City of Panama City will hold the...

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Announcements
Posted on: September 28, 2018

Businesses to Receive Backflow Prevention Device Inspection Reminder

The City of Panama City will be mailing letters to consumers required to provide the city's Utilities Department with an annual inspection of water meter backflow prevention device.

The purpose of a backflow prevention device is to keep unsafe drinking wat...

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Announcements
Posted on: September 27, 2018

Lock, Take and Hide: Car Burglary Prevention Tips

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The Panama City Police Department is urging citizens to mitigate their risk of becoming a victim of vehicle burglary and theft by taking the following steps:

  • Do not leave your vehicle unlocked.
  • Do not leave any vehicle or residential keys in vehicles.
  • Do not...
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Announcements
Posted on: September 24, 2018

City of Panama City Welcomes New City Manager

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The City of Panama City is excited to welcome Mr. Mark McQueen as its new City Manager.

Mr. McQueen comes to the City after serving as the Commanding General of the United States Army Reserve’s 108th Training Command and as the Business Administr...

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Announcements
Posted on: September 17, 2018

Invasive Weed to be Removed from Lake Caroline and Hammons Pond

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The City of Panama City’s Public Works Department plans to begin a project on Wednesday, September 19, 2018 to remove an invasive weed from Lake Caroline and Hammons Pond. 

Water Hyacinth (Eichhornia crassipes), a free-floating aquatic plant known...

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Posted on: September 19, 2018

Rabid Racoon Captured in the Cove area

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A raccoon captured in an area near the intersection of Cove Boulevard and Cherry Street has tested positive for rabies.  This is the sixth laboratory confirmed rabid animal for Bay County in 2018 and the second for The Cove.  A rabid rac...

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Announcements
Posted on: September 21, 2018

A.S.A.P. Raising Money to Build New Facility

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The After School Assistance Program (A.S.A.P.) is continuing to raise money to expand the program into a new facility located in the St. Andrews area at 1717 Flower Avenue.

A.S.A.P. needs to raise about $60,000 to pay for the 4,100 square foot building whi...

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Announcements
Posted on: September 17, 2018

Florida Health Advises Caution When Red Tide is Present

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The Florida Department of Health in Bay is reminding residents and visitors to use caution when on the beach or in waters with high concentrations of red tide. Protect your family and pets by staying away from affected areas until the blooms move further ...

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Announcements
Posted on: September 13, 2018

Sidewalk Project to Improve Walkability Along State Avenue

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A project to improve walkability and pedestrian safety along State Avenue is expected to begin on Wednesday, September 19, 2018.

The State Avenue Sidewalk project includes construction of a six-foot wide concrete sidewalk on the west side of State Avenue f...

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Announcements
Posted on: September 11, 2018

Fire Department Honors Firefighters and Civilians

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The Panama City Fire Department hosted a swearing-in and awards ceremony on Tuesday, September 11, 2018 at Station 1. The Department welcomed in three new firefighters as well as recognized firefighters and civilians for their life-saving actions and dedi...

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Announcements
Posted on: September 10, 2018

City Receives Letter of Interest for Panama City Marina

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The City Commission of the City of Panama City has received an unsolicited proposal from the St. Joe Company to construct a hotel on the City’s downtown marina property.

In a letter to Mayor Greg Brudnicki and the City Commissioners, St. Joe&...

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Announcements
Posted on: September 6, 2018

Panama City Police Department Honors Officers

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The Panama City Police Department hosted an awards ceremony on Thursday, September 6, 2018. The Department recognized members for their accomplishments, life-saving actions and dedication and professionalism to our community.

The City of Panama City would ...

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Announcements
Posted on: July 31, 2018

Half-Cent Surtax Project Plan

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Update:

The City Commission has awarded a bid to Trustmark Bank for a bank loan in the amount of $15.1 Million. The City will use the money to expedite badly needed infrastructure projects and use the City's portion of the referendum-adopted Sales Surtax t...

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Announcements
Posted on: August 30, 2018

City of Panama City Announced 2018 Health at Work Award Winner

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The City of Panama City has been announced a Silver winner of the 14th-annual Health at Work Awards sponsored by ComPsych, honoring organizations who promote employee health and wellness. Winners were selected based on their wellness program’s c...

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Posted on: August 24, 2018

Partnership Aims to Clean-Up Downtown Panama City Property

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The Board for the Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) approved a commercial grant in the amount of $29,850 to assist Yarbough Floyd, owner of the former Domestic Dry Cleaners, in the demolition of the vacant building.

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Announcements
Posted on: August 17, 2018

Drain and Cover: Bay County Under West Nile Alert

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We are currently under a West Nile Alert due to two confirmed human cases in Bay County.

The Florida Department of Health in Bay County is particularly concerned about the greater Grand Lagoon area of Panama City Beach; although, the mosquitoes that transm...

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Announcements
Posted on: August 16, 2018

Leisure Services Making Improvements to Bay Memorial Walking Track

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The Department of Leisure Services is working to improve the condition of the walking track at Bay Memorial Walking Park. The roots from about 30 trees have pushed the asphalt up in some areas of the track and created safety hazards for users.

The City&...

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Announcements
Posted on: August 15, 2018

Federal Courthouse to Remain in Panama City

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The Bay County Chamber of Commerce held a press conference on August 15, 2018 to announce that the General Services Administration (GSA) has approved and signed a lease with the Bay County Board of County Commissioners to continue federal operations in Pa...

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Announcements
Posted on: August 15, 2018

Discussion Helps Bridge Gap Between Youth and Law Enforcement

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The City of Panama City’s Community Development and Police Departments were honored to take part in a recent discussion between youth and law enforcement.

On July 31, 2018, Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) staff and community stakeholders hel...

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Announcements
Posted on: July 11, 2018

New Canoe, Kayak Launch Opens in Millville

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Panama City residents and visitors can now access Watson Bayou by kayak and canoe from the Millville Waterfront Park, located at 301 Maple Avenue.

The City of Panama City’s Community Redevelopment Association received a $15,000 Coastal Partnership Initiati...

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Announcements
Posted on: July 19, 2018

Rooker Properties to Withdraw Bid for Federal Courthouse

Rooker Properties, LLC, a company based in Atlanta, Georgia, has advised the City of Panama City that the company plans to withdraw its bid for the Federal Courthouse. As reported on Monday, July 16th, there was a misunderstanding by Rooker as to...

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Announcements
Posted on: June 18, 2018

City Commission Accepting Applications for Open Board Positions

The Panama City Commission is accepting applications for the following board positions:

  • Board of Adjustment - One position open for applications now.
  • Employee Pension Fund Board - One position open for applications now.
  • Planning Board - Two positions announc...
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Announcements
Posted on: April 10, 2018

City Hall is Temporarily Relocating Beginning in May

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City Hall will be temporarily relocating to the A.D. Harris Learning Village, located at 819 E. 11th Street, in two phases.

Beginning April 30th, the Planning, Public Works, Human Resources and I.T. Departments will operate out of A.D. Harris.

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Announcements
Posted on: April 10, 2018

City of Panama City Begins Cityworks Software Implementation

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The City of Panama City has hired Woolpert to implement its Cityworks software solution, which will promote internal and external communications and efficiencies.

The Utilities Department currently uses the Cityworks software. Extending and implementing th...

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Announcements
Posted on: March 6, 2018

Panama City Fire Department Awards and Swearing-In Ceremony

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The Panama City Fire Department hosted a swearing-in and awards ceremony on Tuesday, March 6, 2018 at Station 1. The Department promoted one member and welcomed in five new firefighters as well as recognized firefighters for their life-saving actions and ...

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Announcements
Posted on: February 21, 2018

Activate New Utility Services Online

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Customers now have the ability to establish Residential or Commerical utility accounts online without the need to come to City Hall. Complete the application and pay the deposit electronically and your ready to go....

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Posted on: February 27, 2018

Termination of Panama City Marina ENA

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At the regularly scheduled commission meeting on February 27, 2018, the Panama City Commission voted to terminate its Exclusive Negotiating Agreement (ENA) for redevelopment of the Panama City Marina with Mr. Bob Sonnenblick. To view the letter that City ...

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Announcements
Posted on: February 16, 2018

Feasibility Study for Marina Development Project Posted

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The City of Panama City has timely received a summary of developer Bob Sonnenblick’s feasibility conclusions concerning different aspects of the proposed Marina Development Project.

The summary has been forwarded to Owen Beitsch, the city’s economic consul...

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